smart home

Xiaomi Mi Smart Speaker Review

Xiaomi Mi Smart Speaker finally landed in India just in time for Amazon Great Indian festival 2020 and Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2020. The

The one Homepod mini feature that Alexa can’t touch

The HomePod Mini has a smart speaker trick that Amazon and Google don’t When the Apple HomePod mini arrived, my smart home savvy friends were not exactly

Lenovo Smart Clock Essential Review

More than any company except Google itself, Lenovo has been in the business of making Google Assistant-powered smart home devices. From smart displays to hybrid

The Lenovo Smart Clock Essential is like an Echo Dot for Android owners

For smart home owners, it’s been a busy few weeks of announcements: last month, Amazon unveiled its slate of new smart assistant-equipped speakers and displays

Google Assistant lands on select Samsung Smart TVs – RIP Bixby?

Samsung has revealed the Google Assistant has arrived on a selection of its 2020 Smart TVs. In a support post, Samsung says the helpful voice

Amazon Echo Input – Review 2020

Need a little more Alexa in your life? Amazon’s Echo Input ($34.99) is basically the microphone portion scooped out of the top of an Echo

Google Nest Audio Review

The Nest Audio is Google’s latest rival to the Amazon Echo 4. It sits between the super small Nest Mini and Google Home Max in

New Blink Indoor & Outdoor vs Old indoor & Blink XT2

Today Amazon has announced Blink Outdoor and Indoor – Blink’s all-new flagship wireless smart home security cameras that run on two AA lithium batteries for

Amazon has a creepiness problem

Amazon is either brazen, blasé, or oblivious to its privacy reputation, and the result is borderline-creepy products like Ring Always Home Cam and the Echo

Amazon’s new Low Power Mode for Echo actually sounds pretty useless

Amazon just announced a new Low Power Mode for its next-generation of Echo products, which is designed to ensure less electricity is consumed when the

Amazon Echo Dot vs Google Nest Mini: which compact smart speaker is best for you?

The best smart speakers of 2020 are hard-working gadgets, giving you access to your favorite music and clever voice assistants, and allowing you to control

Amazon hardware refresh coming next week – new Echo and Alexa products afoot?

As if this month couldn’t get any busier, Amazon has revealed it plans to refresh its line-up of Alexa products next week. On September 24,

Amazon Echo Studio vs Sonos One: which smart speaker is best for you?

The Amazon Echo Studio and the Sonos One are among the best smart speakers you can buy, offering voice control of your smart home devices,

Finest gadgets coming out of IFA 2020

Held in Berlin, IFA acronym for Internationale Funkausstellung is the biggest consumer electronics show in Europe. Often seen as a warm-up for the CES in

Gadgets You Would Need for A New Condo

Living a convenient life is a dream of every person. For this purpose, one needs a dwelling that is easy to live in. Therefore, after

EZVIZ C3X outdoor security camera review

Home security camera systems have exploded in the past few years, in no small part thanks to the rise of IoT and smart home products.

LiftMaster myQ Smart Garage Camera review: The magnetic mount is nifty. The price tag? Not so much

myQ needs to revisit its service plan prices to make this garage-centric camera more appealing. Chamberlain—which owns the LiftMaster brand and the myQ smart home product line—has

Eve Cam review

HomeKit is slowly carving out a decent lineup of home security cameras for Apple’s smart home ecosystem, and with iOS 14 bringing new features, the

Wyze Cam Outdoor review

Wyze has certainly been busy since releasing the Wyze Cam v2 in 2018, redefining the entry-level security camera segment in the process. It was an

Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro review

With more and more DIY home security solutions in play these days, it’s important to know that there are still home security professionals out there

Ecobee SmartCamera review: If you can tolerate a subscription, this security cam has more features than most

This combo camera/Amazon Alexa-compatible smart speaker can also serve as a security system hub, evidence that Ecobee has greater smart home ambitions than most. Ecobee

Amazon: Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WHXB900N: Wireless Bluetooth Over The Ear Headset with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control – Black (WH-XB900N/B), for only $178 (list price $248)

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Lorex WiFi Video Doorbell review: Onboard storage is the lone bright spot on this budget-priced front-door guardian

And there are plenty of superior options, including wireless models, that cost even less. Lorex is an old hand at building security cameras, and now

New Honor ViewPad 6 tablet and MagicBook Pro get some smart home company

Honor has revealed a new range of laptops, tablets, and smart home tech, including taking on the MacBook Pro with a powerhouse 16-inch notebook of

Amazon Echo Show 8 vs. Google Nest Hub

Since it launched in 2018 as the Google Home Hub, what’s now Google’s Nest Hub has offered the best balance of usability and smarts for

Xiaomi Mi Band 5, a new cheap fitness tracker, might be unveiled today

If you’re a fan of affordable fitness trackers you’ll likely be interested to hear that a new one might be hitting the market soon, because

Wyze Band review: Put this tracker on your radar

Most people know Wyze as a company that produces smart home products like the Wyze Lock and the Wyze Smart Plug. The company not only

Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro review: Sophisticated front-door security—for a price

This is the best video doorbell we’ve tested, but not everyone will want the professionally installed and monitored smart home/home security system that it’s part

Xiaomi Mi TV 4S 65″ is a 4K smart TV worth getting jealous over

Xiaomi’s new Mi 10 series of smartphones may have made a splash today with their unexpectedly affordable 5G, but the company also had a much bigger screen

Marshall Uxbridge Voice smart speaker gives Alexa a rocking makeover

Marshall’s range of voice-activated smart speakers have long been a great choice for those that want to add a little bit of rock ‘n roll